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CHILDREN'S RIGHTS COMMISSIONER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 231: tabled on 10 July 1997

Tabled in the 1997-98 session.

This motion has been signed by 116 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House supports the establishment of an Office of Children's Rights Commissioner with separate but linked commissioners in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland; and notes that this would be an independent statutory office to promote the rights and interests of children and young people in accordance with the principles and standards of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Abbott, Ms Diane
Labour
Signed on 15 January 1998
Hackney North and Stoke Newington
Adams, Mrs Irene
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Paisley North
Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Erith and Thamesmead
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
North East Derbyshire
Benn, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Chesterfield
Benton, Mr Joe
Labour
Signed on 20 March 1998
Bootle
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 9 December 1997
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Leeds North West
Blears, Hazel
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Salford
Borrow, Mr David S.
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
South Ribble
Bradshaw, Mr Ben
Labour
Signed on 22 July 1997
Exeter
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 5 December 1997
Carshalton and Wallington
Brinton, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Peterborough
Browne, Des
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Kilmarnock and Loudoun
Burden, Richard
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Birmingham, Northfield
Campbell, Mrs Anne
Labour
Signed on 31 July 1997
Cambridge
Campbell, Sir Menzies
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 2 December 1997
North East Fife
Campbell-Savours, Mr Dale
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Workington
Canavan, Dennis
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1997
Falkirk West
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Gower
Clapham, Mr Michael
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Barnsley West and Penistone
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Putney
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 28 November 1997
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 11 December 1997
Weston-Super-Mare
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Keighley
Cryer, John
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Hornchurch
Cummings, John
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Easington
Curtis-Tansley, Claire
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Crosby
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 28 July 1997
Bristol West
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Burton
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Heywood and Middleton
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Monmouth
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 18 July 1997
Sunderland North
Fearn, Mr Ronnie
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 1997
Southport
Fitzpatrick, Jim
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Poplar and Canning Town
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Stevenage
Fyfe, Mrs Maria
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Glasgow, Maryhill
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Ilford South
Gilroy, Linda
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Plymouth, Sutton
Goggins, Paul
Labour
Signed on 17 February 1998
Wythenshawe and Sale East
Gordon, Mrs Eileen
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Romford
Gorrie, Mr Donald
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 21 October 1998
Edinburgh West
Graham, Mr Tommy
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
West Renfrewshire
Gunnell, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Morley and Rothwell
Hamilton, Fabian
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Leeds North East
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 July 1997
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 31 July 1997
North Devon
Henderson, Mr Ivan
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1997
Harwich
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Wirral West
Hinchliffe, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Wakefield
Hoyle, Mr Lindsay
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Chorley
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 19 February 1998
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Hurst, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 10 December 1997
Braintree
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Bolton South East
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Tamworth
Johnson, Miss Melanie
Labour
Signed on 12 May 1998
Welwyn Hatfield
Jones, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 2 December 1997
Alyn and Deeside
Jones, Mr Ieuan Wyn
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 13 January 1998
Ynys Môn
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1997
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 9 February 1998
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 26 February 1998
Cheltenham
Kemp, Mr Fraser
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Houghton and Washington East
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 3 December 1997
Ealing, Southall
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Stafford
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Rugby and Kenilworth
King, Ms Oona
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Bethnal Green and Bow
Livingstone, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Brent East
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Halifax
Marek, Dr John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Wrexham
McAllion, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Dundee East
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 24 July 1997
Hayes and Harlington
McWalter, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 24 November 1997
Hemel Hempstead
Michie, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 27 November 1997
Sheffield, Heeley
Michie, Mrs Ray
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 17 December 1997
Argyll and Bute
Mitchell, Mr Austin
Labour
Signed on 24 February 1998
Great Grimsby
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Crawley
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Cardiff North
Morgan, Mr Rhodri
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Cardiff West
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 23 July 1997
Knowsley South
Öpik, Lembit
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 1 December 1997
Montgomeryshire
Osborne, Sandra
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Ayr
Palmer, Dr Nick
Labour
Signed on 22 December 1997
Broxtowe
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Burnley
Pound, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1997
Ealing North
Rogers, Mr Allan
Labour
Signed on 19 January 1998
Rhondda
Sheerman, Mr Barry
Labour
Signed on 18 December 1997
Huddersfield
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 4 December 1997
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 12 January 1998
Bradford West
Smyth, The Rev Martin
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 16 July 1997
Belfast South
Stewart, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Inverness East, Nairn and Lochaber
Stewart, Ian
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Eccles
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 19 February 1998
Manchester, Blackley
Sutcliffe, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Bradford South
Todd, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
South Derbyshire
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Pudsey
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 29 July 1997
Wolverhampton South East
Turner, Dr Desmond
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Brighton, Kemptown
Twigg, Derek
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Halton
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 11 December 1997
Finchley and Golders Green
Wallace, Mr Jim
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 28 July 1997
Orkney and Shetland
Walley, Joan
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Stoke-on-Trent North
Wigley, Mr Dafydd
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 8 December 1997
Caernarfon
Williams, Dr Alan
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 April 1998
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Winnick, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 16 July 1997
Walsall North
Wise, Mrs Audrey
Labour
Signed on 15 July 1997
Preston
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 17 July 1997
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.